WARDIAN CASES: Thirty Plants Under One Fluorescent Tube

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Resulted in the plants turning white and yellow from lack of light mainly; needed are four fluorescent tubes four ft. long; the plant leaves should be three inches below the lights, A63-303; A69-424
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